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This is a collection of useful web sites for teaching climate change. If you know of web sites, journal articles or other references that are useful for teaching and learning about climate issues or global warming, let us know about them.

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Daisyworld Model part of CLEAN Collection

The simulation exercise uses a STELLA-based model called Daisyworld to explore concepts associated with Earth's energy balance and climate change. Students examine the evolution of a simplified ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Solar radiation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Global change modeling, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Climate Change:Global change modeling, Climate feedbacks

Seasonal Change on Land and Water part of CLEAN Collection

In this worksheet-based activity, students review global visualizations of incoming sunlight and surface temperature and discuss seasonal change. Students use the visualizations to support inquiry on ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Regional climates, Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Orbital patterns, Global energy balance, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Hydrology, Oceanography, Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Solar radiation
Resource Type: Activities, :Classroom Activity

Mix and match: how climate selects phytoplankton part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a research article from the journal Nature on the link between climate-driven physical processes and evolution of microbial communities in the ocean. Topics covered include oceanic nutrient ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Global energy balance, Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Evolution of climate and atmosphere, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Evolution, Biogeochemical cycling, Environmental Science:Ecosystems, Ecosystems:Ecology, Biodiversity, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Geoscience:Oceanography, Oceanography:Physical , Biological, Biology, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, History and evolution of Earth's climate, Paleoclimate records, Climate feedbacks, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Biogeosciences , Biology:Ecology:Food Webs:Microbial Food Webs, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Food Webs, Biology:Ecology, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Diversity, Ecology:Habitats, Principles, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Climate Change:History and evolution of Earth's climate, Paleoclimate records, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Habitats:Water Column, Marine, Biology:Evolution, Evolution:Patterns
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Bibliography, Overview/Reference Work, Scientific Resources

The Gaia Theory - Daisyworld Flash Animation part of CLEAN Collection

This simulation was created by a student for students based on the Gaia Theory using the simulation of Daisyworld. Students will learn the concept of albedo and be able to discuss implications of ...
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Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Environmental Science:Ecosystems, Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change

Glaciers part of CLEAN Collection

An interactive simulation that allows the user to adjust mountain snowfall and temperature to see the glacier grow and shrink in response.
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CLEAN Selected This activity has been selected for inclusion in the CLEAN collection.
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CLEAN Selected This activity has been selected for inclusion in the CLEAN collection.
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Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change

Graphing the Extent of Sea Ice in the Arctic and Antarctic part of CLEAN Collection

In this activity, students learn about sea ice extent in both polar regions (Arctic and Antarctic). They start out by forming a hypothesis on the variability of sea ice, testing the hypothesis by ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Geoscience:Oceanography, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change
Resource Type: Activities

Learning Polar Oceanography: Ocean Currents and Climate Connections part of CLEAN Collection

This series of activities introduce students to polar oceanography, polar climate and how events that occur in oceans thousands of kilometers away affect them and the mid-latitudes using maps, ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Hydrology, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Oceanography, Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Impacts of climate change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Regional climates, Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions
Resource Type: Activities

The Little Ice Age: Understanding Climate and Climate Change part of CLEAN Collection

This is a classroom activity about the forcing mechanisms for the most recent cold period: the Little Ice Age (1350-1850). Students receive data about tree ring records, solar activity, and volcanic ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Natural causes, Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Volcanism, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Natural causes, Climate feedbacks
Resource Type: Activities

Earth's Energy Cycle - Albedo part of CLEAN Collection

Students perform a lab to explore how the color of materials at the Earth's surface affect the amount of warming. Topics covered include developing a hypothesis, collecting data, and making ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Climate sensitivity and feedbacks, Global energy balance, Solar radiation
Resource Type: Activities

Understanding Albedo part of CLEAN Collection

This activity teaches students about the albedo of surfaces and how it relates to the ice-albedo feedback effect. During an experiment, students observe the albedo of two different colored surfaces ...
Subject: Atmospheric Science: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Solar radiation, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Climate feedbacks, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Global energy balance, Climate sensitivity and feedbacks
Resource Type: Activities

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